Originally Posted by StevenJGore
Yes, I discovered this the hard way. The photographer my wife and I hired for our wedding used our wedding photos all over his website to promote his services. We asked him to remove them, but he refused saying he owned the copyright.
I loan out my wedding DVDs that I've filmed as a demonstration of the quality and to give couples an idea of what I do but only with the prior permission of the bride and groom on the DVD.